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Twitter’s user numbers are growing again

And it’s actually making money<p>Twitter is having a surprisingly good 2018, at least from a business perspective. Not only has the company made a profit for the second time ever, but its users are growing again, too.<p>In reporting its Q1 2018 earnings today, Twitter also revealed that it expects to be …

Profit

Flipboard's Answer to Fake News: More Human Curation

Fake news is hardly new news, but over the past couple years it's found a new home across social media and other news aggregators. And, perhaps, not …

Social Media

We're 'addicted' to socializing—not our smartphones - Futurity

When we pick up our smartphones, we may be looking for a social fix, not a technological one. Here's why that may be and a few tips for curbing your …

Gear & Gadgets

The Facebook Fallacy: Privacy Is Up to You

Was Mark Zuckerberg pulling their leg?<p>As Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive parried questions from members of Congress about how the social network would protect its users’ privacy, he returned time and again to what probably sounded like an unimpeachable proposition.<p>By providing its users …

Privacy

EL MUNDO es líder en internet con 21 millones de usuarios únicos

EL MUNDO es el diario <i>online</i> más leído de España. El reconocido periodismo de la edición impresa no es ajeno al de la digital, que se coloca de nuevo …

Combine an “editorially responsible” algorithm + political news, and you have Current Status

Matt Kiser started What the Fuck Just Happened Today? as a personal project to help himself keep up with the torrent of political news during the first 100 days of the Trump administration. But it turned out that a lot of other people wanted help managing the firehose of information as well, and …

Trump Administration

<i>CORRECTION (April 2018): The following sentence in the report inadvertently switched the percentages for sites shared by conservatives and liberals:</i> …

Social Media

The partnership press: <br /> Lessons for platform-publisher collaborations as Facebook and news outlets team to fight misinformation

This <i>research was generously funded by the Knight Foundation and Craig Newmark Philanthropies.</i><p>Executive Summary<p>In December 2016, shortly after the US …

Journalism

Wellness apps, but for news: Can Neva Labs build a news reading experience that feels healthy?

How do you feel when you read — try to catch up on — the news? Overwhelmed, guilty, uninformed, anesthetized, driven to avoid it all?<p>Áine Kerr and Mark Little, Storyful alums and the cofounders of Neva Labs, are testing ways to make algorithms and personalization work <i>for</i> readers, so they don’t …

Fact Checking

Cara y cruz de las redes sociales en las elecciones USA 2016

Las elecciones estadounidenses de 2016 han consolidado el poder de las redes sociales como herramientas de comunicación política para difundir …

Palantir, el mayor invento de espionaje del mundo del megamillonario Peter Thiel

<i>Senador Cantwell: ¿Cree que Palantir ha recolectado alguna vez datos de Facebook?</i><p><i>Mark Zuckerberg: Senador, no tengo conocimiento de ello.</i><p>De todas las …

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

The Man Behind the President’s Tweets

<b>L</b>ast July, President Donald Trump was sued in federal court over his Twitter habits. It wasn’t the tone or content of Trump’s approximately 37,300 tweets that had landed him in trouble. Instead, it was the possible unconstitutionality of the way he uses one feature of the platform: the block …

Donald Trump

“Ni anuncios ni quioscos; hoy a un diario lo salvan sus suscriptores”

Orgullosos de pagar<p>Mientras se suceden recortes de sueldos y plantillas en nuestra prensa y se cierran quioscos, es un alivio ver como en EE.UU. los …

Flickr has been sold after 13 years at Yahoo. Can Flickr be relevant again?

It won’t be easy.<p>Flickr, the pioneering online photo-sharing community — whose rise and purchase by Yahoo in 2005 was a key storyline in the “Web 2.0” era — has a surprise new owner.<p>Verizon, its current owner via its Oath subsidiary, has sold Flickr to SmugMug, an even older, subscription-based …

Flickr

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

Books

How ProPublica Became Big Tech’s Scariest Watchdog

The nonprofit is fighting fire with fire, developing algorithms and bots that hold Facebook and Amazon accountable.<p>Facebook is a political battleground where Russian operatives work to influence elections, fake news runs rampant, and political hopefuls use ad targeting to reach swing voters. We …

Internet

Why diverse online communities don’t trust journalists and seven ways to fix it

Online

Look who’s talking

<i>Introducing a new focus on audience engagement for The Economist</i><p>I have some news. Not one story but two.<p>The first is that <i>The Economist</i> has appointed …

U.S. Politics

Sepámoslo, los millennials son los padres

Hace <b>diez años que tenemos teléfonos inteligentes,</b> casi tanto como contamos con Whatsapp. Si a los adultos nos cuesta recordar cómo era la vida antes …

Transcript of Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate hearing

<i>Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg appeared before the Senate's Commerce and Judiciary committees Tuesday to discuss data privacy and Russian disinformation on his social network. Below is the transcript of the hearing.</i><p>SEN. CHARLES E. GRASSLEY (R-IOWA): The Committees on the Judiciary and …

Privacy

Facebook's Not Listening Through Your Phone. It Doesn't Have To

In the bright-eyed naiveté of my first few weeks as Facebook's first leader of the ads targeting effort, I'd eagerly confront each new conspiracy …

La batalla política se libra en Twitter - Antoni Gutiérrez-Rubí

La comunicación política y electoral se ha modificado —drásticamente— con la hegemonía del ecosistema digital en la creación de la agenda pública y …

Zuckerberg da explicaciones al Senado por el escándalo de la fuga de datos

El fundador de Facebook comparece en el Capitolio tras la polémica desatada por el caso Cambridge Analytica. “Es mi error y lo siento”, afirma en su …

Mark Zuckerberg's Privacy Shell Game

Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress Tuesday, and for five hours, senators who appeared to have halting grasp of the company’s intricacies …

Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg Testifies on Facebook Before Skeptical Lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Outside the Capitol Building on Tuesday sat dozens of cardboard cutouts depicting Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, wearing a characteristic T-shirt emblazoned with the message “Fix Fakebook.”<p>Inside, clad in a navy suit and bright blue tie, Mr. Zuckerberg appeared …

Cambridge Analytica

Photo of Zuck's notes, by AP's @andyharnik https://t.co/wF0WAkDdI4